LS Collective Presents: Groove State.
Showcasing some of Leeds’ finest young musicians on the scene today at the legendary Belgrave Music Hall.
As part of International Women’s Day week Groove State brings you:
PURA BLISS –
PURA BLISS is a 20 year old singer/songwriter, currently based in Leeds. Sitting somewhere in the space between old Soul, R and B and experimental Pop, her thoughtful, beautiful songs sit at the heart of the singers unique sound. Spearheaded by powerful vocals and unique instrumental arrangements, PURA BLISS has developed her sound and taste as she slowly works alongside producers to modernise her sound even further into a new exciting mix of technological and organic elements in her live setup.
Bringing the Northern powerhouse sound of underground groove, Drum and Bass, topped with sweet lashings of sonic wonder. Their newfound energy is unlike any other experience you will hear live.
“With a nod to the uprising of the current London Jazz, LA Beat Makers and Underground New York Electronics scenes. These three Artists blend their respective styles effortlessly, with spirit-freeing ease.”
Frazer Kerslake – Bass
Chris Mcintyre – Drums
Jasper Cole – Saxophone
“Morpher always deliver a super fresh, exciting and dynamic performance. The trio features three of the UK’s finest emerging young jazz musicians, who’s superb musicianship and compositions always collectively create an original, unique and cutting edge sound full of energy and style” – Jim Corry (Jamiroquai, Mark Ronson, Jay Z, Lilly Allen)
Aquamae (Hannah-Mae Birtwell) is a Leeds based DJ/saxophonist, who’s diverse musical background and knowledge inspired her to express herself through DJing. Recently graduating with a degree in jazz saxophone performance, Hannah uses this in her DJ sets. Her eclectic mixes include a tasteful range of Disco, House, Techno and UK Garage and the addition of her soulful sax playing and melodic improvisations transform her tracks, heightening the live experience. Since learning to DJ in 2017, she has gone on to play at big Leeds based shows such as Goodlife and Boombox Circus.
Alongside Hannah’s DJ career, she also regularly performs in a variety of bands playing original music covering many genres including jazz, afrobeat, soul and pop. This is where her depth of musical knowledge and her ability to mix even the most contrasting of tracks stems. Her sets continuously and seamlessly cross genres, fusing the best musical elements to create mixes you’d never have imagined yourself. Be sure to expect the unexpected!
⭐️ Plus special guests soon to be announced ⭐️
First act 7:30pm
Tickets £4 adv / £5 otd
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